Bridgewater, NJ – Tonight the Somerset Patriots (27-16) host the Lancaster Barnstormers (27-18) for the first game of a three game series. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. from TD Bank Ballpark. Download today’s comprehensive game notes. Lancaster is 3-1 against the Patriots in 2014.
Starting Pitching Matchup
Righty Derell McCall (2-1, 4.90 ERA) toes the rubber for Somerset while fellow righty hurler Mark Rogers (2-1, 2.45 ERA) takes the hill for the Stormers.
Home Sweet Home
Tonight marks the first game a six game homestand for the Patriots.
Aharon Eggleston and Ty Wright are in the midst of eight game hitting streaks.
Battle Of The Best
This series features the two teams in first place of their respective divisions. Both Somerset and Lancaster each have a league high 27 wins.
The Patriots are 22-3 when they score four runs or more but only 5-13 when they score three runs or fewer.
Somerset’s pitching staff owns the best ERA in the Atlantic League at 3.21.
Somerset leads Long Island by 3.0 games in the first half Liberty Division race
Lucky Number Seven
The Patriots are 18-1 when they lead after seven innings
The second episode of Kids Corner is new to SPN.TV this week. The next live stream game is Friday, June 13th when Somerset host Long Island from TD Bank Ballpark.
Be sure to follow the Patriots on twitter @SOMPatriots for immediate updates. Listen the Patriots play-by-play voice Justin Antweil broadcast the game starting at 7:05 p.m. on 1450 AM WCTC or www.wctcam.com.